Associations to the word «Detroit»

Wiktionary

DETROIT, proper noun. The largest city and former capital of Michigan, a major port on the Detroit River, known as the traditional automotive center of the U.S.
DETROIT, proper noun. (by mentonymy) The United States automotive industry.

Dictionary definition

DETROIT, noun. The largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor.

Wise words

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